ARMENIAN PRODUCE WINS MEDVEDEV’S PRAISE AT VDNKH
YEREVAN, October 9. /ARKA/. Russia’s premier Dmitry Medvedev visited
on Wednesday the Armenian pavilion at Golden Autumn 2014 agriculture
exhibition at VDNKh, accompanied by minister of agriculture Nikolay
Fiodorov, the press office of the Armenian ministry of agriculture
The guests were met by Armenia’s minister of agriculture Sergo
Karapetyan and Armenian ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan.
The Russian premier got acquainted with the Armenian produce, including
meat and milk products, juices, preserves, cheeses, alcoholic drink
and cognac in particular.
After having tasted the cognac Medvedev praised its quality and noted
it is in high demand in Russia.
The Russian premier also praised the quality of the Armenian cheese
and said he would like to see other milk products from Armenia as well,
according to the report.
Armenia’s minister of agriculture reminded Medvedev of low efficiency
at Upper Lars checkpoint on the Russian-Georgian border, which affects
the Armenian exports to Russia. The premier said they will try to
promptly settle the issue.
As part of his visit to Moscow, Armenia’s minister of agriculture
also met with his colleagues from Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and
Turkmenistan. He agreed with Serbia’s minister of agriculture to sign
a cooperation agreement in the next few days. -0–